The purpose of an argumentative essay is to convince the reader. If you think your arguments sound pretty good, but you’re just not sure that readers will be convinced, let a Kibin editor help!
Once you’ve finished your argumentative essay, read it over once or twice (and maybe even read it out loud).
Every argumentative essay includes persuading an audience into believing one side of an argument.
You need to make sure that you stay on that one side during your entire essay.
I’ve added some comments to this essay too, to help you identify key sections of the paper and to highlight areas of importance. A topic—you cannot very well write an essay without a topic.
Here are 50 Argumentative Essay Topics That Will Put Up a Good Fight. If you need a little help finding sources or just getting started, take a look at How to Write a Research Paper: A Step-by-Step Guide.
I’ve evaluated two essays below to help you identify the four key components.
This essay is a good example of a basic argumentative essay.
Every argumentative argument should include either two or more sides.
The easier arguments use at least two arguments and no more than three or four arguments at once.